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Definition of Peat

Peat
Peat Peat, n. [Prob. for beat, prop., material used to make the fire burn better, fr. AS. b?tan to better, mend (a fire), b?t advantage. See Better, Boot advantage.] A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc., in various stages of decomposition, and found, as a kind of turf or bog, usually in low situations, where it is always more or less saturated with water. It is often dried and used for fuel. Peat bog, a bog containing peat; also, peat as it occurs in such places; peat moss. Peat moss. (a) The plants which, when decomposed, become peat. (b) A fen producing peat. (c) (Bot.) Moss of the genus Sphagnum, which often grows abundantly in boggy or peaty places. Peat reek, the reek or smoke of peat; hence, also, the peculiar flavor given to whisky by being distilled with peat as fuel. [Scot.]
Peat
Peat Peat, n. [Cf. Pet a fondling.] A small person; a pet; -- sometimes used contemptuously. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Peat from wikipedia

- Peat (/piːt/), sometimes known as turf (/tɜːrf/), is an ac****ulation of partially deca**** vegetation or organic matter. It is unique to natural areas called...
- A bog or bogland is a wetland that ac****ulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss. It is one...
- name "KPMG" stands for "Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler". It was chosen when KMG (Klynveld Main Goerdeler) merged with Peat Marwick in 1987. The organization's...
- approximately 380 accepted species of mosses, commonly known as "peat moss" though they are different as peat moss has a more acidic pH level. Ac****ulations of Sphagnum...
- the Pistons in the 1988 NBA Finals. The Lakers finally achieved a three-peat years later, winning the NBA title in 2000, 2001, and 2002. In a comedic...
- Andrus Jamerson Peat (born November 4, 1993) is an American football guard for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He pla****...
- Peat is an ac****ulation of deca**** vegetation matter. Peat may also refer to: Peat (name), people with the surname Peat Peat Island, New South Wales, Australia...
- between 2002 and 2011. Peat was born in 1949 and is great-grandson of William Barclay Peat, founder of the accountancy firm of Peat Marwick. He was educated...
- compressed coco peat by the addition of water. A single kilogramme of dry coco peat will expand to 15 litres of moist coco peat. Coco peat is used as a soil...
- 151°11′39″E / 33.52939167°S 151.1941917°E / -33.52939167; 151.1941917 Peat Island is a small island of approximately eight hectares in the Hawkesbury...
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